Job 23:9

On the left hand, where he does work, but I cannot behold him: he hides himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Right, southward. See. The southern part of the heavens, or the antarctic stars would not be discerned in Idumea, chap. ix. 9. (Calmet) Job speaks in a human manner, as he was not ignorant of God's immensity. (Menochius)

Olympiodorus of Alexandria

AD 570
The real meaning is this, “Suppose I willingly submit the judgment of my actions to the eyes of the Lord.” What happens to me? God is invisible in his nature. Will I look for him in those material things that are before me? He cannot be seen. He is before me, but I do not perceive him. When he moves to the left, I cannot grasp him, and when he is on the right, I cannot see him at all. These words do not mean that God passes from one place to another bodily or by moving, but they intend to show that he is present everywhere and, nonetheless, escapes our perception and cannot be comprehended by us. “If I am no longer,” that is, “If I further extend my research, I will be out of myself and dizzy in reflection while I try to comprehend what is incomprehensible.” - "Commentary on Job 23.8–9"

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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